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Apollo

  1. 1. Apollo In Greek Mythology LVV4U Erica Kim
  2. 2. Apollo <ul><li>Greek Name: </li></ul><ul><li>Phoebus Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Name: </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul><ul><li>God of Sun, Truth, Music, Healing, Arts, Archery, and divination </li></ul><ul><li>Epithets for Apollo : </li></ul><ul><li>- Apollo Epikourios - the Helper </li></ul><ul><li>- Apollo Hekatebolos - who strikes from afar </li></ul><ul><li>- Delian Apollo - born on the island of Delos </li></ul><ul><li>- Apollo Hyperboreos - worshipped by the northmen </li></ul>
  3. 3. Attributes <ul><li>Apollo ’ s symbols : </li></ul><ul><li>bow and arrows, on his head a laurel crown, and the cithara (or lyre) </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo's motto: </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; meden agan “ </li></ul><ul><li>[nothing in excess] </li></ul><ul><li>&quot; gnothi sauton “ </li></ul><ul><li>[know yourself] </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Birth of Apollo <ul><li>The son of Zeus and Leto </li></ul><ul><li>Outraged Hera </li></ul><ul><li>Hera would not allow Leto to bear her children </li></ul><ul><li>No shelter for Leto </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of Hera's notorious </li></ul><ul><li>retribution </li></ul><ul><li>Island named Delos </li></ul><ul><li>The twin, Apollo and </li></ul><ul><li>Artemis was born </li></ul>
  5. 5. Youth <ul><li>The vicious dragon Python in Delphi </li></ul><ul><li>Related to Leto, </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo ’ s mom </li></ul><ul><li>Punishment </li></ul><ul><li>- to serve King Admetus for nine years </li></ul><ul><li>Python, a child of Gaia </li></ul>
  6. 6. Love Affairs <ul><li>Nymph Daphne </li></ul><ul><li>The daughter of the River God Ladon </li></ul><ul><li>The River god Peneus </li></ul><ul><li>A laurel tree </li></ul><ul><li>Cassandra </li></ul><ul><li>The daughter of Hecuba and Priam </li></ul><ul><li>The gift of prophecy </li></ul><ul><li>Rejection </li></ul><ul><li>A curse </li></ul>
  7. 7. Apollo During the Trojan War <ul><li>Greek encampment </li></ul><ul><li>A resue </li></ul><ul><li>Aphrodite tried to rescue Aeneas but Diomedes injured her as well </li></ul><ul><li>Aeneas was then enveloped in a cloud by Apollo, who took him to Pergamos, a sacred spot in Troy. Artemis healed Aeneas there. </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo is also to have been said to have aided Paris in the killing of Achilles </li></ul>
  8. 8. bibliography <ul><li>http://images.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.linsdomain.com/gods%26goddesses/pictures/apollo.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.linsdomain.com/gods%26goddesses/apollo.htm&h=347&w=300&sz=19&hl=ko&start=4&um=1&usg=__gMbWiBr3Q_9NJpODuzzfQr_a2iY=&tbnid=bGVcXdji4NAJCM:&tbnh=120&tbnw=104&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dapollo%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dko </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.geocities.com/athens/troy/2774/mythgods.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/epithets.html </li></ul>

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